//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/06/30/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/Keith%20Lockhart%201-1802229.jpg Keith Lockhart reflects on 20 years of July Fourth Pops

As Lockhart prepares for his 21st Boston Pops’ Fourth of July concert, he looks back on highs and one major low.

Buzz Saw | Matthew Gilbert

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/01/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/truedetective15_19.jpg A profoundly forgettable ‘True Detective’

In its second incarnation, the show drops the pluses but holds onto to all the big negatives, most notably the forced Big Ideas.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/06/30/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/quinquin-14.jpg MFA’s French film festival offers Deneuve and more

Now in its 20th year, 19 feature-length films are screening at this year’s event, which runs July 9-26.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/02/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/JoeElliot2.jpg Def Leppard brings ‘Rock of Ages’ to Xfinity Center

Def Leppard frontman Joe Elliott discusses the long-running pop-rock band’s methods and motivations in advance of playing the Xfinity Center.


What to watch on TV this summer

While your TV favorites are on hiatus, here’s a look at some binge-worthy shows you may have missed.

Book Review

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/06/18/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/books%20lede.jpg ‘The Small Backs of Children’ by Lidia Yuknavitch

The female body is omnipresent in “The Small Backs of Children,’’ an intensely corporal, potently feminist, tenaciously written work.

Special section

summer arts preview

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/16/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/Sandcastle%20fin2_150-3748.jpg The best of upcoming arts events

Critics suggest where you should go, what you should see, who you should hear, and what you should be reading this summer.

Things to do

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/30/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/AP243735710772.jpg Things to do in Boston

Your 60-day calendar of events, music, theater, and more.

What's on TV

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/06/22/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/495099d8-6995-468b-d29a-64e76f37f724_Humans_071114_CH-0041.jpg Critic’s Corner: What’s on TV this weekend

“Humans” on AMC could be turning into something interesting and timely.